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Medical Care in Kagoma Gate

Excellent news! The Giving Circle announced today it helped 120 poor and vulnerable villagers with medical problems in October. The Giving Circle’s medical clinics treated patients with illnesses ranging from the flu and coughs to more serious illnesses like malaria and typhoid. The medical clinics at Kagoma Gate and Mutai also delivered five babies, and […]

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Giving Circle volunteers exemplify generosity, compassion in busy weekend

If compassion, generosity and volunteerism are hallmarks of The Giving Circle, we proved it this past weekend. The Local Projects Committee, led by Ron Deutsch and Mike Gyamathy, among others, pulled off another one of their holiday miracles. A team identified a senior citizen in need — a woman whose home was, literally, collapsing around […]

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The Giving Circle’s generosity helps to address food insecurity in Uganda

With Covid-19 restrictions closing schools and increasing unemployment among already impoverished residents of Kagoma Gate, Wairaka and Mutai, founder Mark Bertrand launched an effort to provide relief — and Giving Circle supporters jumped into action. The Giving Circle board approved emergency funds and several benefactors made large donations. This enabled our TGC-Africa team to purchase […]

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Building Projects in Uganda Take Shape

As lockdown restrictions in Uganda ease, work has resumed at several Giving Circle projects that will improve education and healthcare in the villages we serve. At Mutai, an impoverished village, not far from Kagoma Gate, work has resumed at a new medical clinic made possible by the generosity of the Mitzen family and the good […]

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TGC Spring into Action!

Calling all local friends, join in with The Giving Circle as we SPRING into action…..🐣🌷💐  

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TGCA Uganda Teachers Conference Under Way

We have a team of teachers from the Capital District Region (Albany) lead by Ann Fantauzzi in a 2-day conference in Uganda.  Mark Bertrand will be joining them on the 2nd day as he heads out tomorrow. TGC has partnered with a team of Master Teachers from the Greater Capital Regional Teachers Center!  

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